1. MX7

    Surely a more Health and Safety pic could be used for attached advert?

    We may be all guilty of carrying bags of fert on pallet tines , and going down the road,with fert bags dangling about but a fertiliser company should not be showing the “Bad” practice, in promotional material. :banghead:
  2. T

    Fert for sheep grazing any help appreciate

    Not something I had been planning on at all but we have had to tighten up our area with very very and very inconvenient and short notice and now find myself needing grass asap, I have 30 acres I need to maximise , I was thinking 20-25kg nitrogen per acre to kick start it this spring, I have...
  3. T

    Seed & Solid-Liquid Fertilizer & Fuel Production Fs

    Seed & Solid-Liquid Fertilizer & Fuel Production
  4. RobertTheEngineer

    Quick survey on crop rotation

    Dear all, I am Robert from Imperial College and I am currently researching the use of rhizobia and legumes and their effect to boost nitrogen levels in the soil. But before that, I need to understand what are the problems that crop rotation present to farmers so that the new findings in the...
  5. V

    Sell store cattle now or wait

    Do I sell my 11/12 month old stores in next couple week or hold another month to 6 week . Plenty of silage and shed room here, guy feeling is buyers want to buy cattle straight for grass in months time .
  6. Still Farming

    Feed The Nation

    Big bit a Mail today.
  7. F

    Situation Vacant Experienced Arable Operator Required 4500 acre Northamptonshire

    We are looking for a full time arable operator for our busy 4500 acre farming and contracting operation Mid Northamptonshire. We use up to date modern machinery equipped with GPS and cloud based crop recording systems. The successful candidate with be proficient in drilling, cultivations &...
  8. V

    Begging bowls again…

    Reading a thread about high fert prices and some farmers are asking for the government to step in and subsidies the price. Then another thread suggesting the government should help subsidies fuel prices. Farmers must get more government hand outs then a black single mother in a council flat with...
  9. News


    A recent York Auction Centre online sale of second-hand farm machinery attracted unprecedented interest with more than 1800 bidders from across the UK, Europe and other countries around the world including Egypt. York Auction Centre reported a record 122,000 views of the online catalogue which...
  10. B

    Will Very High Input Costs, Cause A Drop In Production?

    Well the story of the dairy farmer, in the AG press the other day has for him? my view is that alot of farmers will not buy fertilizer at the currant prices and many might take the view, such as in the beef industry, just cash in the cows, why bother to make sliage, hay etc etc etc, with all...
  11. MX7

    Pics attached of serious farming article in todays Sunday Times

    Just thought it may be of interest. Hopefully the general public will take note.
  12. T

    Any chance the government will subsidise fertiliser?

    As above really. Can't see much appetite at current price so reduction in output follows. Very simple logic. Surely they will try something????
  13. G

    Property collspse

    Could the Russian exit from property crash it like lloyds did 30 yrs ago?
  14. T


    WHEAT Ukraine are going to be strugling to plant wheat leaving the world short of wheat, this government need to look at a scheme to plant wheat instead of trees and solar panels when will they wake up or will it take until we run out of food? I feel very sorry for the farmers in Ukraine as...
  15. Cowabunga

    Fertiliser price for those that miss it in Arable section

    Just had a price for Nitram. £955/ton for artic load and CF 24-8-8 plus sulphur at £905/ton, again artic loads. If you haven’t yet secured your Spring fertiliser needs, don’t leave too long. Delivery dates now stretch two to three weeks hence and there may not be any to order again soon. Yara...
  16. G

    Fertiliser Spreader

    Has anyone got any suggestions of any good fertiliser spreaders ? At the moment we have a Lely one. However, its getting a bit knackered.
  17. Muddyroads

    No prospect of food shortages

    When a government minister says something like this I can’t help thinking it’s a bit like a prime minister saying he has full confidence in someone a couple of days before sacking him! https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-60691116
  18. hally

    Sulphur shortage

    Had some soil tests done on upland grassland and some fields showing short of sulphur, what is the most cost effective way of building these up? TIA.
  19. 9

    Liquid fertilizer

    Hi, I was wondering has anyone used liquid fertilizer to grow grass. If so whats your opinion/experience?
  20. martian

    Groundswell Show 2022

    It's a bit early really, but we've just started selling tickets to this years show (22/23rd June 2022). Every year I tell everyone that they shouldn't hang about too long as we're going to sell out and this years no different. We've got room this year for a few more (post covid), but there's a...